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Does Being Overweight Delay Puberty
I am 19 diagnosed w/ delayed puberty & overweight. Will my weight have any effect on how successful I am in achieving full male development w/ trt?
No: Your weight should have no bearing on the outcome. Best wishes. ...Read more
Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more
Is it true that overweight children are likely to experience puberty later than their underweight peers?
Quite the opposite: Children who are overweight and and or obese are often early bloomers and go through puberty earlier than their normal weight peers. Some of the signals that lead to the start of puberty are tied to body weight, in particular a body weight or amount of body fat that signals the brain that the child is of an age when puberty should start. Some, but not all children who are underweight will have delayed growth and puberty. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Well...: It's not that your penis won't grow as big, but often having surrounding fat will give it the appearence of being smaller. Secondly, having excess body fat causes your testosterone not to work as well, making erections more difficult. My friend John LaPuma has written an excellent book on this subject! http://www.amazon.com/dp/077043746X/?_encoding=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=ur2&tag=chefclinic ...Read more
17 year old male come from a big boned family, he very small, with a speach immpetiment, anger issues & puberty delays, possible crack baby?
Puberty is the normal condition in which a humans physically change from child to a teenage pre-adult who is able to reproduce (become fertile, able to have children). Pubertal development is divided into 5 stages by appearance (Tanner stages). Adolescence is time when puberty occurs, and includes ...Read more
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